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The Lost World of Sinbad (1963)

Dai tozoku (original title)
Sukezaemon, a pirate, is shipwrecked in a strange corner of the world. With his companion, a wizard named Sennin, Sukezaemon becomes entangled in a plot by the evil premier to succeed the dying King Raksha.

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Senkichi Taniguchi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Sukezaemon Naya, alias 'Luzon' (Sinbad in English version)
Tadao Nakamaru Tadao Nakamaru ... The Chancellor
Mie Hama ... Princess Yaya
Kumi Mizuno Kumi Mizuno ... Miwa the Rebel Leader
Ichirô Arishima Ichirô Arishima ... Sennin the Wizard
Hideyo Amamoto ... Granny the Witch (in drag)
Mitsukô Kusabue Mitsukô Kusabue ... Sobei (as Mitsuko Kusabue)
Jun Tazaki Jun Tazaki ... Itaka Tsuzuka of the Imperial Guards
Akiko Wakabayashi ... Yaya's maid
Jun Funato Jun Funato ... Prince Ming of Thailand
Makoto Satô Makoto Satô ... The Black Pirate
Jun'ichirô Mukai Jun'ichirô Mukai ... Chief of Imperial Guards
Rokku Furukawa Rokku Furukawa ... Rebel
Hideo Sunazuka Hideo Sunazuka ... Rebel
Masaya Nihei Masaya Nihei ... Rebel
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Storyline

An adventurous and daring sailor sets sail to the castle of an ailing king to stop an evil premier, hungry for power and wealth, from succeeding to the throne and marrying the king's beautiful daughter. Along the way, with the help of a band of courageous rebels and a lustful wizard, he must overcome the powers of a mesmerizing witch, ruthless pirates, and the castle's Imperial guards. The sailor must also free those kidnapped into slavery and restore the king's reputation. Written by Oliver Chu

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His NEWEST Conquest!


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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

3 March 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

7th Wonder of Sinbad See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The famous Life Magazine double issue devoted to movies contained a fold-out cover showing studio technicians silhouetted against a blue background. This was Eiji Tsuburaya's special effects crew preparing a blue screen shot of Toshirô Mifune for this film. See more »

Goofs

Co-screenwriter Shin'ichi Sekizawa is misidentified as the director of photography in the onscreen credits of the English-dubbed version. See more »

Quotes

Sobei: Earlier you smiled at me.
Sukezaemon Naya, alias 'Luzon': Oh, it was a mistake.
Sobei: A mistake?
Sukezaemon Naya, alias 'Luzon': Yes, uh, I only thought you were the princess.
Sobei: Hmph.
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Crazy Credits

The credits on the U.S. prints, release by American International under the title "The Lost World of Sinbad", list the director of photography as Shinichi Sekizawa. Mr. Sekizawa is a noted screenwriter who also co-wrote this film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Kiganjô no bôken (1966) See more »

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Toshiro Mifune as Sinbad the Sailor
17 July 2001 | by StSparkySee all my reviews

This film while translated to appeal to younger English viewers has the 10 basic classic battle lessons as the treat between the oh I see your panties humor from the supporting cast member who plays a lustful wizard/priest...

The sword versus long staff battle is a tremendous one.

I hope you enjoy this film.


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